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LinuxPR: Dave Warner Joins MontaVista as CFO

“MontaVista Software Inc., developer of the Hard HatTM
Linux® operating system for embedded computers, today announces
the appointment of David Warner as chief financial officer. Warner
will be responsible for directing MontaVista financial operations,
especially for supporting MontaVista’s expansion, fueled by
infusion of venture capital and corporate investment. Warner brings
to MontaVista a combination of expertise in e-commerce and
international finance in high- growth environments. Warner’s hiring
completes MontaVista’s executive level staffing effort begun in
November of 1999.”

“Dave’s proven financial track record in building organizations
in highly competitive marketplaces makes him a great match for
MontaVista,” says Jim Ready, president and CEO of MontaVista. “Dave
understands how to manage rapid growth while handling day-to-day
operations for both small and large companies.”

“MontaVista Software Inc., founded in 1999 by real-time
operating system pioneer James Ready, delivers open-source software
solutions for the worldwide embedded software market.”

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